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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 13

Now Faith, in the sense in which I am here using the word, is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods. For moods will change, whatever view your reason … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JUNE 12

On joy In speaking of this desire for our own far-off country, which we find in ourselves even now, I feel a certain shyness. I am almost committing an indecency. I am trying to rip open the inconsolable secret in … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: MAY 15

Lewis, grieving the death of his wife, Joy: And then one or other dies. And we think of this as love cut short; like a dance stopped in mid-career or a flower with its head unluckily snapped off—something truncated and … Continue reading

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C. S. LEWIS DAILY: JANUARY 23

I remember once when I had been giving a talk to the R.A.F., an old, hard-bitten officer got up and said, ‘I’ve no use for all that stuff. But, mind you, I’m a religious man too. I know there’s a … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 20

God Uses People Who Fortify Their Faith “Strengthen yourselves so that you will live here on earth doing what God wants, not evil things people want” (1 Peter 4:2 NCV). What are you doing to fortify your faith? Here are … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 3

Tell It Like It Could Be “[God] speaks of future events with as much certainty as though they were already past” (Romans 4:17 TLB). There is enormous power in your words. If you’re going to become a person of faith, … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 21

Experience or God’s Revealed Truth? We have received…the Spirit who is from God, that we might know the things that have been freely given to us by God. —1 Corinthians 2:12 My experience is not what makes redemption real— redemption … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 13

Faith or Experience? …the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me. —Galatians 2:20 We should battle through our moods, feelings, and emotions into absolute devotion to the Lord Jesus. We must break out of our own … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 31

The Trial of Faith If you have faith as a mustard seed…nothing will be impossible for you. —Matthew 17:20 We have the idea that God rewards us for our faith, and it may be so in the initial stages. But … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 28

Justification by Faith If when we were enemies we were reconciled to God through the death of His Son, much more, having been reconciled, we shall be saved by His life. —Romans 5:10 I am not saved by believing— I … Continue reading

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